cannot create activex component SQLxmlbulkload
Posted on 2010-09-10
I'm just moving a new console program( created in visual basic 2010 express) from my PC to the server. Testing the compiled version on the PC is fine but on the server I get the message
Unhandled Exception: System.Exception: Cannot create ActiveX component.
the line in the program that it points to is
objbl = CreateObject("SQLxmlbulkload.SQLxmlbulkload")
I realise that when you create the program you need to add reference to Interop.SQLXMLBULKLOADLib.dll, which I did in the development region. However I did not see SQLXMLBULKLOADLib.dll appear in a bin directory, which is what happened when I created the program in asp.net.
Any suggestions to the issue. Could it be that I need to place a copy of Interop.SQLXMLBULKLOADLib.dll somewhere onto the server or do I put it into a bin directory in my VB project befor building. or is it something else.
Cheers in advance